Anne M. W. Blackburn


ORLANDO, Fla. - Anne Mae Williams Blackburn, 58, formerly of East Gulf, died Saturday, May 1, 1999, in an Orlando hospital following a short illness. Born May 6, 1940, at Corinne, she was the daughter of the late John Franklin and Goldie Hensley Williams. Mrs. Blackburn was an inspector for Lucent Technologies for 29 years, graduated from Stoco High School, and was a member of the Ocean Street Baptist Church, Kissimmee, Fla. She was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Franklin Williams, and a sister, Connie Beth Williams. Survivors include her husband, the Rev. Bernard Lee Blackburn; one son, Bernie Blackburn of Orlando, Fla.; one daughter, Daphney Huffman of Chicago; two brothers, Robert Coleman Williams of East Gulf and Harry D. Williams of Helen; two sisters, Lucy Marlene Williams Wajda of Chicago and Dinah Sue Williams McGann of Pennsylvania; and five grandchildren. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Blue Ridge Funeral Home Chapel, Beckley, with the Rev. Robert Butler and the Rev. Edward Spivey officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Sophia.

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